Police Department Employment

Open Police Department Positions


Applications are now being accepted for Police Officer.  We currently have open positions. To be considered, you will need to complete a police application and attach copies of all required documentation. We will accept your application if you have requested transcripts, but have not yet received them.  Please attach a note explaining this to your application.

In order to be considered, your application must be received in the Human Resources office before 5:00 PM on Monday, February 28, 2022 (CLOSING DATE).  No applications will be considered for employment during this hiring phase after that time.  If you have previously submitted an application within the past 6 months it will be sent to the Police Department after the closing date.   

Submitting Applications

For all Police Department openings, please complete the Police Department Application (PDF) and attach copies of all required documentation.

Completed applications must be submitted to Human Resources,  in person at City Hall, via email to apply@CityStAug.com, via fax at 904-825-1008, or mailed to Human Resources at P.O. Box 210, St. Augustine, FL 32085, do not submit applications to the Police Department.

Becoming a Police Officer for the City of St. Augustine

Completion of Basic Police Standards Training and Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) certification is required. The City will accept your application if you are in the academy, near completion, and scheduled to take the State certification exam. Applications will remain active for six months and submitted to the Police Department if an opening occurs during that time. You will only be contacted if you are selected for an interview.

The starting annual salary for a police officer is $48,514.23. An extensive background investigation, psychological evaluation, and physical with drug screening are conducted prior to hire.

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